Month: August 2016

The Allen Community College women’s soccer program has been on the rise the past three seasons after qualifying for the postseason each year. Those three trips marked the first time in school history that the…

Sammy Joe Hall, 51, Iola, died Saturday, July 30, 2016, at his home. He was born Nov. 19, 1964, to Raymond Hall and Shirley (Vance) McAdams. Sam spent most of his childhood in Lawrence, Bush…

Daniel (Danny) E. Baker, Iola, was born Sept. 6, 1959, and passed away Aug. 5, 2016.  Danny enjoyed drawing, fishing and riding his bike. He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Nova…

Lexy Slaughter knows a thing or two about success on horseback. The 14-year-old granddaughter of Iolans Jack and Beverly Franklin has qualified for the World Finals for the National Youth Cutting Horse Association for the…

After a lengthy tutorial on the state of school finance, including charts and graphs, USD 257 board members approved a $22 million budget for the 2016-17 school year at their meeting Monday night, which keeps…

Iola City Council members were noncommittal Monday, but agreed to consider a proposal to trade a portion of Meadowbrook Park to Iola’s First Baptist Church for land adjacent to the city’s disc golf course. Church…

Frances Elizabeth Snodgrass, 94, Toledo, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, at Northwest Ohio Hospice. She was born on Nov. 22, 1921, to Earnest F. and Johanna (Libutzky) Bergman in Paola. Frances was married…

BRONSON — The secret to a bountiful garden may not be so secretive after all. “Patience and time, a willingness to spend extra time, weeding and cultivating, watering,” are the secret, said Robert Lamb, a…

Dear editor, The articles about the Aug. 1, 1986, inland hurricane that appeared in the Aug. 2 Iola Register brought back many memories. At that time I owned the Landmark in Moran and a lot…

Just in time, the 2016 Olympics have come to the rescue to those worn out following U.S. politics or the yo-yo performance of the KC Royals. (They spoiled us.) Talk about spirit; the U.S. Olympians…